This section provides a liaison for and involvement with other specialties and organizations in the field of pain management. The section aids communication between the CNS and other organizations via section status. It provides help in resident curricula planning, especially in the area of pain management and promotes manuscript submissions in pain management to the Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery®.
The section fosters international communication and collaboration in neurosurgical procedures for pain. It encourages surgeon involvement in a part of neurosurgery that is not mainstream. The section acts to increase the role of the neurosurgeon in the multidisciplinary field of pain management.